A short biography.

Iyanna Monique is an award winning acoustic and electric violinist. With a collection of hits from genres including jazz, R&B, Soul, Classical and Folk, she has a repertoire fit for any occasion.

Classically trained, Iyanna has been playing the violin from the age of four. Inspired by artists such as the Soweto String Quartet and Vanessa Mae, she started to explore the versatility of the violin. Fusing various genres and cultures formed the foundation of Iyanna’s current eclectic collection.

Iyanna has a wealth of experience in performance, bringing elegance and sophistication to all events. Playing at a number of prestigious international venues, she has provided entertainment for numerous occasions including: proposals, weddings, funerals, birthdays, corporate events, charities, dinners, wedding fairs, award ceremonies, parties, recording sessions and many more. Feel free to have a read of some of the testimonials from past events.

Iyanna’s repertoire is both vast and versatile, however special requests for pieces are always welcome. Each and every event is personalised and tailored, to be fitting for the occasion. Although based in the UK, Iyanna’s performances have taken her worldwide. She is available internationally for all events.

Iyanna is a previous winner of the UK African Wedding Awards winner for ‘Entertainer of the Year’. You can find more on Iyanna’s services as well as regularly updated violin samples on this website. You can also find FAQs, with answers to frequent enquiries, however feel free to also contact Iyanna with any query you may have.